Why Digiscoping is for the Birds

I used to think that birdwatching was reserved for elderly couples. To be completely honest, the vision of Thurston and Lovey Howell sitting in the shade on Gilligan’s Island with binoculars in hand usually came to mind. It turns out, it’s quite a popular hobby for people of all ages from all over the world. It should come as no … Read More

6 Easy Smartphone Hacks for Capturing, Recording, and Sharing Images

You know those times when you’re gawking out the window and find yourself focused on an interesting bird, squirrel, or another critter? These moments can be interesting, thought-provoking, and even humorous. You snap back into consciousness, realizing that you’ve been captivated for minutes. As a sportsman, this occurs for me frequently – not just from the house, but the blind, … Read More

How to Fully Utilize Turkey Hunting and Digiscoping for Present and Future Success

I’ve often said that scouting is hunting – and digiscoping is scouting. Are you following? Scouting year-round is an integral part of future success. If you’re not using digiscoping toward this end, you’re robbing yourself of a great opportunity. Attaining images and video of distant game animals, travel patterns, and land features is a chance to do real planning for … Read More

Leveraging Photo-Enhancing Apps for Digiscoping Success

I started my digiscoping journey capturing whitetails from hunting blinds and tree stands. While hunting continues to be my main reason for digiscoping, I’ve learned to utilize it in other outdoor endeavors as well. From birdwatching to vacation photo tours, this simple and affordable photography method has been a real game-changer. One of my favorite digiscoping activities is enlarging and … Read More

What is Digiscoping Anyway? Understanding the Basics

Ever since the advent of cameras, capturing imagery has been an activity treasured by many. However, the interest in photography has increased exponentially since the days when photos were accompanied by a pop of sound and a flash of smoke.  Photography, in general, entails a lot of concepts, terms, and equipment that’s lost on the average Joe wanting to click … Read More

Valuable Digiscoping Opportunities

Leisure Time and Summer Vacation Means Valuable Digiscoping Opportunities Anything worthwhile takes time and work. In my experience, this axiom usually holds up.  Fine-tuning your digiscoping game is no different.  While starting your digiscoping journey is easy, reaping the benefits it adds to your hunting pursuits is cumulative. It only improves by applying it; practicing it.  As hunters, we cherish … Read More

A Whitetail Hunter Turned Bird-Watcher

A fellow hunter and friend of mine once sent me into shock with a single statement. We were having a conversation on hunting and habitat management when the die-hard and very seasoned whitetail hunter retorted, “Yeah, I’ve placed bird feeders near a couple of my deer stands”.  “Come again?”, I replied. He went on to explain how he loved to … Read More

Summertime Digiscope Scouting: Capturing the Spot Within the Spot

Whitetail bucks can be hard to catch up with – especially when your goal is to take them with a bow. Sure hunting television, social media, and YouTube can, at times, make it seem very doable. It is. However, if pressed, your average bowhunter will admit that it’s a difficult proposition. After all, there are so many variables to contend with; … Read More

The Phone Skope Universal Adapter: A Good Alternative and a Great Plan B

There are many opportunities to digiscope. Hunting trips, scouting days, hikes, and camping trips. Indeed, digiscoping the animals, landscapes, and people associated with these outdoor ventures is a rewarding and fun endeavor.  There are many pluses to this mode of capturing outdoor adventure. Digiscoping is lightweight, easy, and involves taking the very item you were going to have on your … Read More